Ghanaian Music Legend, Kojo Antwi has received the coveted Millennium Excellence Award for Music and Entertainment Personality.
The recognition was conferred on him by His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the illustrious Board of Governors of the Millennium Excellence Foundation on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
The Music Man was honoured for his immense and unprecedented contribution in the music and entertainment industry of Ghana, Africa and the globe.
“Congratulations! “Congratulations! “Congratulations! The Life Patron, HRM Otumfuo Osei Tutu II – Asantehene and the Illustrious Board of Governors of the Millennium Excellence Foundation, are pleased to to confer on you the coveted Millennium Excellence Award for Music and Entertainment Personality in high recognition of your music career and contribution to national development.
“The Foundation salutes you Mr. Music Man as you are affectionately called by fans, for your long stellar career as a musician. You stand out arguably as the best living legend in the music and entertainment industry right now.
“Your music transcends minds, culture, religion, ethnicity, etc, and speaks to, connect with or touch people in unimaginable ways. You have mastered the art of using your melodious voice in a sensual way that stimulate both the cognitive and emotional beings of your audience on some of life’s most intricate realities.
“Your sweet, mellifluous, seductive voice seems to enhance both young and old alike as many have fallen in love with your music. But in a duality of purpose, you also raise several life issues and advice with same music.
“As consummate vocalist, prolific song writer and producer, and an animated performer, Kojo was already a Super Star called Mr. Music Man. All that is missing from your shining cape is the royal autograph which is now affixed.” The Citation read
The Maestro on the night treated audience present at the ceremony with his numerous love and real-to-life songs.
He also performed along side another equally talented African songstress and multiple award winner, Sona Jobarteh of Gambia and UK.
Born Julius Kojo Antwi, Mr. Music Man has 22 albums to his credit, with “Tom & Jerry” became one of his most popular songs in West Africa Ghana.